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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 07 July 2007 - 06:16 AM

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Posted 07 July 2007 - 06:22 AM

Solar System Imaging's Finalist - rumples riot:

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18" SDM Newtonian
DMK21AF04+ astronomiks filters
3 x TV Barlow
Wartook rise Vic
400 frames per channel RGB.
Jupiter 2 June 2007


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Posted 09 July 2007 - 08:10 AM

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Erika Rix
Zanesville, Ohio
2007 June 10th and 11th
Solar prominence sequence of 260-270 degrees position angle

Media: Black Strathmore Artagain paper, white Conte' pencil and crayon. Scanned in Photoshop with slight adjustments to contrast and brightness.

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Posted 09 July 2007 - 08:15 AM

Beginning Imaging's Finalist - phil22:

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Taken with STL-11000M on a Televue NP101mm F/5.4 on G11 mount O111/ HA/ S11 30mins each channel. Taken from my backyard Queensland Australia.


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Posted 09 July 2007 - 08:16 AM

DSLR & Digital Camera Astro Imaging & Processing's Finalist - mikefulb:

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M8 - The Lagoon Nebula

Equipment:
GSO 200mm f/4 Newtonian
Atlas EQ-G
Hap Griffin Modified Canon Xt
Acquired with Maxim DL
Guided with Toucam webcam via Maxim DL

Exposure Details:
June 17, 2007 from central NC
22x60s, ISO800
Darks and Flats applied
Conversion, calibration, alignment and combination using Deep Sky Stacker
Levels and Curves with Photoshop CS3
Postprocessing with PixInsight



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Posted 09 July 2007 - 08:17 AM

CCD Imaging & Processing's Finalist - PhilG:

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NGC6888 - The Crescent Nebula in Ha and OIII narrowband color:

Telescope/Mount: Stellarvue SV115 at f5.6 with Televue 0.8 Reducer. Mountain Instruments MI-250 mount.

CCD: SBIG ST2000-XM with Astrodon Ha and OIII filters.

Image Details and Processing: 6-1/2 Hours Ha (Red) and 12 Hours of OIII (Blue) in 30 minute subframes. Captured with CCDSoft and CCD Commander, combined with CCDStack, processed in Photoshop. Synthetic green channel created with Noel Carboni's Astrophotography Tools.

Date and Location: Denver, CO. May 30 - June 9, 2007


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Posted 10 July 2007 - 11:20 PM

Film Astrophotography's Finalist - mnaf:

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M13 from June 2007.
Taken just south of SF, CA.
Orion 8" newt. on an Atlas EQ-G autoguided with a DSI.
Minolta Maxxum at prime focus.
Combination of 2 shots with Fuji SHQ400 - 3m and 4m exposures. Developed to straight to CD (jpegs).
Processed in PSCS2.
Cropped version of M13 - resized to 800 pixels.



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